Leeds Arts Club

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The Leeds Arts Club was founded in 1903 by the Leeds primary school teacher Alfred Orage and Holbrook Jackson, a lace merchant and freelance journalist, and was one of the most advanced centres for modernist thinking, radical thought and experimental art in Britain in the pre-First World War period.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

The Leeds Arts Club. A highly influential forum for the avant-garde in politics, philosophy, art and literature met here from 1908. Ground-breaking exhibitions included the 1913 Post-Impressionist show and Cubist and Futurist Art in 1914. Famous Speakers included G. B. Shaw and W. B. Yeats. 1903-1923

8, Blenheim Terrace, Leeds, United Kingdom where it sited